Full Time Director, Clinical Programs

  • Brant Community Healthcare System
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Director

Job Description

POSITION:               Permanent Full Time Director, Clinical Programs

DEPARTMENT:          Maternal Child, Peri-operative, and Ambulatory Care Programs

We are seeking a dynamic leader who is engaging, committed to quality care environments, excels at building successful teams and focused on ensuring positive patient outcomes to join our leadership team.  An exciting time of transformation of our organization is underway with a renewed vision and executive team who are committed to exceptional patient care.

To ensure our mission, achieve our vision and strategic direction of the hospital, the BCHS requires high performing, motivated leaders capable of raising the bar in delivering the highest standard of healthcare and compassionate leadership in the provision of exemplary services to our patients and families.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President Clinical Programs and CNE, the Director of Clinical Programs provides strategic leadership within the framework of the broader health care system and in alignment with the organization’s strategic vision.  Working collaboratively and in partnership with the Chief and Medical Director of the program, the Director is responsible to develop and lead clinical program plans and goals, facilitate the management of fiscal, human, and material resources assigned to the program to ensure optimal quality of care and patient safety standards and outcomes.  The Director facilitates and manages strategic change to ensure an environment that supports professional practice and continuous quality improvement.  

Position Requirements:

  • Masters Level Prepared in Nursing or Health-Related Discipline preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive leadership experience in a hospital setting
  • Leadership experience in Peri-Operative, Ambulatory Care or Maternal Child programs is a strong asset
  • Current registration with an applicable regulatory body/association.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively within multiple teams, both internally and with external stakeholders
  • Strong commitment to mentorship and professional development of self and team
  • Expert people-centred leadership and business acumen
  • Demonstrates a systems-level approach to planning and operations
  • Ability to role model BCHS values of compassion, accountability, respect and equity.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Directs clinical services within the portfolio in the delivery of high quality and safe care
  • Accountable to ensure Hospital Accreditation and Quality standards related to clinical services are being met
  • Ensures strategic goals are maintained when prioritizing activities and projects within the portfolio
  • Establishes and ensures implementation of appropriate policies and processes to support safe delivery of care
  • Accountable for operating a balanced budget within the portfolio

Primary Responsibilities also include:

Safety (patient, worker & workplace) is a BCHS Corporate Priority. The successful applicant will demonstrate good stewardship in the identification, reporting and mitigation of unsafe acts or conditions.

To submit your application, please forward your cover letter and resume to humanresources@bchsys.org

 The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is an equal opportunity employer. The BCHS is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, the BCHS provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities upon request.


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Brantford, ON